Have you ever thought of yourself as a superhero? I’ll bet your children and pets did or do. Super heroes are anybody who can do wonderful things, such as tie a little boy’s shoe laces, or wipe a child’s tears and make it all better. Super heroes are folks who put their lives on the line for others, like police, military, or firefighters. Super heroes right the wrongs, give unconditional love, and promote fairness like giving each child two cookies. Then there are the fantast
This is the week that many authors and illustrators celebrate, or celebrated, their birthdays. One of my favorite versions of The Three Billy Goats Gruff was retold and illustrated by Paul Galdone, born 1907. He also did The Elves and the Shoemaker, and The Gingerbread Boy. I love his pictures. Anita Lobel, born 1934, was the author and illustrator of Nini Here and There, Nini Lost and Found, and On Market Street. Nini is a beautiful cat who has a loving home and adventures.